U.S. Department of State turns 230

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the U.S. Department of State 230th Anniversary Celebration REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 29, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you all.  And good afternoon.  I hope everybody’s enjoying this birthday  celebration .  That was a stirring video, and I want to thank all of the former Secretaries for participating in it.  Each of …

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2020-2021 FULBRIGHT PROGRAM COMPETITION IS OPEN

Application deadline has been extended until August 8, 2019  The Embassy of the United States of Slovenia is pleased to announce the Fulbright Program competition for the 2020-2021 academic year for Slovenian Visiting (Post-Doctoral) candidates and Slovenian (Pre-Doctoral) Visiting research student candidates in the United States. Learn More/Apply The Fulbright Program is the flagship international …

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2018 Report on International Religious Freedom: Slovenia

The Annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom  describes the status of religious freedom in each foreign country, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. -2018 Report on International Religious Freedom: Slovenia

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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Gautam Rana, Independence Day Celebration 2019

The Ambassador’s Residence, Ljubljana, June 29, 2018 Dober dan in dobrodošli na praznovanju 243. rojstnega dneva ZDA Spoštovani gostje, po treh letih v vaši lepi deželi mi je zelo žal, da je moja slovenščina katastrofalna. Da vaša ušesa ne bodo preveč trpela, bom danes govoril angleško. As you look around today, or even just at …

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2019 Trafficking in Persons Report for Slovenia

The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s commitment to global leadership on this key human rights and law enforcement issue. For earlier versions of the …

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From Nomination to Ambassador

The President’s nominee as U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia, Ms. Lynda Blanchard, was voted “out of committee” on April 3. Her nomination is now pending before the entire U.S. Senate. What does this all mean? What comes next? Our Prezi explains the steps that an Ambassador-designate takes in their confirmation process before they can arrive in …

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 2020 DIVERSITY IMMIGRANT VISA PROGRAM (DV-2020)

Applicants can access the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at the official E-DV website:  www.dvlottery.state.gov  during the registration period.  DV instructions also are available on the Department of State’s public webpage at  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/immigrate/diversity-visa-program-entry/diversity-visa-instructions.html . INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 2020 DIVERSITY IMMIGRANT VISA PROGRAM (DV-2020)   (PDF 482 KB) 2020 DIVERSITY VISA (DV) PROGRAM INSTRUCTIONS (PDF 470 KB)  

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Integrated Country Strategy – Slovenia

Mission Slovenia’s 2018-22 Integrated Country Strategy (ICS) represents the Chief of Mission’s goals and objectives and articulates U.S. priorities in Slovenia.  The Department of State and other U.S. government agencies at Embassy Ljubljana crafted the ICS through a coordinated and collaborative strategic planning effort, based on the President’s National Security Strategy as well as the Department of State’s …

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New Slovenian Government

STATEMENT BY THE U.S. EMBASSY September 13, 2018 The United States congratulates Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and the new Slovenian government on their confirmation by Parliament.  We welcome the new government’s commitment to U.S.-Slovenia relations, and trust that our cooperation will continue to expand in the coming years. As friends and NATO Allies, the United States and …

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SelectUSA Investment Summit

The fifth  SelectUSA Investment Summit  is set for June 20-22, 2018, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, D.C., area.  The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment in the United States.  The 2018 Summit will bring together companies from all over the world, economic development organizations from every corner of the …

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A New National Security Strategy for a New Era

The publication of the National Security Strategy (NSS) is a milestone for any presidency. A statutorily mandated document, the NSS explains to the American people, U.S. allies and partners, and federal agencies how the President intends to put his national security vision into practice on behalf of fellow citizens. First and foremost, President Donald J. …

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Digital Communication Network Exchange Program in the U.S.

Application Deadline –  November 12, 2017, Apply now! Attention Slovenian Digital Communicators: We are announcing a new Digital Communication Network exchange program in the U.S.,  March 11-28, 2017 If you use or create digital tools in media, entrepreneurship, NGOs and social movements and e-government apply now at: https://worldlearninginnovanddev.wufoo.com/forms/m1ubdws13oqo9p/. Applicants for the program should be digital communication professionals, …

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EducationUSA Higher Education Fair

Attend an information session on admission to highly selective colleges in US with the admission representatives of Columbia, Dartmouth, and Princeton on Sunday, October 15 at 11:00 a.m. at EducationUSA Center, Dunajska 22, 6th floor, Room 332, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Please join us by registering at:  https://apply.dartmouth.edu/register/slovenia You can find more information on EducationUSA web site .

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International Students Day – Online University Fair

Wednesday, August 30 at 4 AM – 4 PM EDT Need help getting started with university admissions? Join us for CollegeWeekLive’s International Students Day, a free online college fair on August 30th. Plus, get expert advice on starting your applications, writing essays, and getting the best scores. This is your chance to chat with Notre Dame, NYU, and 85+ other schools, as well as EducationUSA advisers.

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Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

In releasing the  2017 Trafficking in Persons report , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called  human trafficking  “one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time.” The report assesses trafficking in 187 countries, including the United States, and emphasizes the need to hold traffickers accountable and prosecute them. Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump, who joined Tillerson for the report …

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2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Save the date for the 2017 SelectUSA Summit: June 18-20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Further information is available on the SelectUSA website . We’re thrilled to announce that registration is open for the fourth SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, DC area on June 18-20, 2017! If you represent a business and you are considering opening or expanding operations, the …

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First lady honors courageous women from around the world

First lady Melania Trump honored a group of women from around the world for their bravery in fighting for women’s empowerment and human rights, often at great personal risk. “Each one of these heroic women has an extraordinary story of courage which must inspire each of us to also achieve more than we ever imagined possible,” the …

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Remarks at the Ministerial Plenary for the Global Coalition Working to Defeat ISIS

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi The Department of State Washington, DC March 22, 2017 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Good morning, and thank you all for traveling to Washington, D.C. to participate in this counter-ISIS/Daesh ministerial conference. It is indeed encouraging to see the attendance. When the forces of ISIS …

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Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

The White House Office of the Press Secretary March 06, 2017 PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and …

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President Donald J. Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress

The White House Office of the Press Secretary February 28, 2017 Remarks as prepared for delivery Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation’s path …

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Check Out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – …

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